A rising sommelier must choose between career and friendship in Master of the House. Vancouver filmmaker Dylan Maranda reflects on capitalism, ethnicity and the world of high-end restauranting.
Two siblings are forced to come to terms with their parents’ alternative lifestyle in The Two of Us. Toronto filmmaker Conor Forrest takes us behind-the-scenes of his new family drama.
An aunt’s attempt to protect her gender non-conforming nephew from their family leads to an unexpected revelation in Adore. We talk with filmmaker Beth Warrian about the making of her award-winning dramatic short.
A biracial man sets out to learn about his Chinese-Canadian roots in Xie Xie, Ollie. Director James Michael Chiang talks about discovering his cultural identity and screening his debut narrative short at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
A young man’s relentless ambition threatens to derail his success in Express. Filmmaker Ivan D. Ossa discusses the dangers of the hustling mentality and the project’s upcoming premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
A night on the town leads to a deadly pursuit for two Indigenous women when one of them is taken into police custody in Redlights. Writer-director-producer Eva Thomas seeks greater awareness of Indigenous issues ahead of the film’s world premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
A first-generation Canadian daughter and her immigrant mother struggle to get through a trip to the doctor in Majboor-e-Mamool. We chat with writer-director Haaris Qadri about the challenges of adapting to life in diaspora and the making of his new family drama.